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night. foe joe biden and paul ryan, tonight's the night. the one and only vice presidential debate at the 2012 campaign season. we'll spend much of this hour on the race, the impact such as it is for second banana's. cnn's john king is counting down to the big event from his post in washington, d.c. dana bash join us. john, you write that the vice president debate "no game changer but could shift momentum." how joe. >> reporter: look what happened since the first presidential debate. governor romney has momentum. moved ahead of the president by a smidgen in the national polls. caught up or gained ground in several key battleground states, ohio, virginia, florida, colorado, and a built of a breeze at his back and republicans think they have momentum. in this debate, americans pick presidents, not vice-presidents. not to downplay the stakes, but the presidential debates are more important. if joe biden can turn a strong performance maybe halt the republican momentum. if paul ryan can, republicans keep the momentum going into next week. >> john, playing sound bites leading into a lot
in america, who counts. it's joe johns. he is awesome, and it's sunday night at 8:00 eastern. i highly recommend you tune in to watch. thank you for watching us. do appreciate it. my friend and my league and a very smart lady suzanne malveaux takes over the reigns now with "newsroom international." >>> welcome to "newsroom international." i'm suzanne malveaux. we're going around the world in 60 minutes. here's what's going on right now. >> people w work at the u.s. embassy in yemen for more than 20 years shot dead. men on motorcycles, they ambushed his car, and she they killed him. officials in yemen say it looks like the work of al qaeda. more of what we know about the killing and why he may have in justple of minutes, revelation teammates of superstar cyclist lance armstrong. one says we hid from doping tests. he said armstrong had & his teammates, they were part of the most sophisticated and successful doping program in cycling history. the agency says 11 cyclists came forward to admit their use of banned performance enhancing drugs. we'll have more on that later in the hour, but, f
. joe biden faces a formidable foe, in himself, most americans perceive him unfavorably. ryan better in both areas, 44% favorable compared to 40% unfavorable. >> joe biden has been doing this a long time. he ran for president twice, sitting vice president. he has been on this big stage many times before. that's new for me. i'm just doing my homework, studying the issues. i know how he'll come and attack us. the problem he has is he has barack obama's record he has to run on. >> are you intimidated at all, ba based on the background you just skroibed? >> no, i'm not intimidated. i'm actually excited about it. >> what i've been doing mostly is, quite frankly, studying up on congressman ryan's positions on the issues. and -- and governor romney has embraced at least everything i can see. i don't want to say anything in the debate that's not completely accurate. >> there she is, white house correspondent brianna keilar in danville, kentucky. bk, people vote for president not vice president. but this one is important, i think, because of the president's showing last time. am i wrong on th
going in from the perspective of the democrats what joe biden's aides and especially those closest to the process of them preparing was make up for the bad debate that the obama campaign knows that the president had last week. he did that and most importantly reenergizing the democratic base. that was, you know, some would argue and republicans are arguing forcefully that he did it too much that he went overboard in his reaction in making sure not to nod like the president did and on the republican side, what they wanted to make sure was that -- excuse me, paul ryan could sit on the same stage in a legitimate way with the vice president. i think that there's no question he did that. the debate that is happening right now on the twitter verse between the campaigns is what i just talked about whether or not joe biden went too far. he was rude, he was out of control and i'll bet you'll see something on saturday night live, he was doing what he had to do. >> i think you hit it on the head. that is what will show up on snl and snl had a huge impact on the presidential campaign. >> i loo
. round one. the only round, actually, here. joe biden, paul ryan. both have arrived in danville, kentucky, to battle tonight in debate. and the vice president landed just about within the past hour or so. that's his daughter there on his left. by his side, ashley and hunter and bo got officer two, as well. paul ryan flew in to town yesterday for the debate that begins in less than seven hours. keep in mind that is 9:00 eastern time. we have jim acosta on the ground in danville. i want to start with brianna keilar, white house correspondent, in kentucky for us, as well, right now. let's start with the exclusive pictures. the picture you have sort of behind the scenes and see is that the replica of the debate set and seeing joe biden? >> reporter: it's very similar to the debate set that we'll see tonight during the debate here in danville, kentucky. the pictures you are looking at, actually, though are of what's really a second floor ballroom in the wilmington, delaware, shert sherton. you can see how much the biden team tried to duplicate the tea here. >> here we go. >>. >> reporter: the
. >> stories we're watching in the newsroom, verbal slugfest. joe biden squares off with paul ryan. who won, who lost? this morning we're asking is anyone really changing their vote? >> this is a bunch of stuff. look, here's the deal. >> what does that mean a bunch of stuff? >> it means it's simply inaccurate. >> it's irish. >> it is. we irish call it mularkey. >> thanks for the translation. >> verbal fire works between the two vice presidential candidates. this debate had some real horsepower and we've got the lowdown for you. >>> turning to prayers, scores of pakistanis are showing their support for a 14-year-old activist who survived an assassination attempt by the the taliban. now dozens of people have been arrested in the case. >>> moving times, space shuttle "endeavour" begins a two-day, 12-mile trip on the streets of l.a. we're taking you there live. "newsroom" starts right now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm don lemon in for carol co costello. glad it's friday. i know you were up late, watching the debate. all it needed was a ring announcer, right? prime time slug fest known as the
, gee, i wish he had go out to the private sector. >> i'm going to try to help you do that, joe. >> look at that. bernie shaw, memories. that brings back some times. so listen, what can we expect? can we expect moments like that this week? and polls just closed in venezuela. hugo chavez's job is up for grabs after 13 years. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center... working together has never worked so well. and polls just closed in if we want to improve our schools... ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in ou
. i think you might agree with me here, that was very much so worth looking at twice. joe biden, paul ryan. they really went at it, especially biden. here he is, mr. fact check, joe biden, challenging congressman ryan on ryan's medice plan. >> this is a plan that is bipartisan. it is a plan i put together with a prominent democrat senator from oregon. >> there is not one democrat who endorses it. not one democrat who signed the plan. >> my partner is a democrat from oregon. >> he says he no longer supports your plan. >> we put it together with the former clinton budget director. >> and so it went. but now all of a sudden we have mitt romney checking joe biden's facts concerning the consulate attack in libya. and this is something you haven't yet heard. this is mitt romney speaking just a short time ago, here he is in richmond, virginia, you need to hear this. mitt romney. >> the vice president directly contradicted the sworn testimony of state department officials. he's doubling down on denial. and we need to understand exactly what happened. when the vice president of the united stat
situation room." >> are you confident that paul rin will take on joe biden thursday night the way you took on the president? >> you know, i don't know how paul will deal with this debate. obviously the vice president has done, i don't know, 15 or 20 debates during his lifetime, experienced debater. i think this is paul's first debate -- i may be wrong. he may have done something in high school. i don't know. it will be a new experience for paul. i'm sure he'll do fine. >> paul ryan has actually done several debates during his copyingional career but none were bigger than the stage he will be on tomorrow night. good morning to you john, there in ohio. is it just the campaign trying to lower expectations here? >> reporter: in a word, don, yes. not only has paul ryan done some debates in his professional career, he has stood up to the president, barack obama. he has been a leading advocate. it's true joe biden has more experience on the national stage, but that's governor romney trying to say kt my guy a little slack, this is his first time up in the big leagues, if you will. this will be a f
on the supreme court and get your insight, i want to lay some groundwork and let our colleague, joe johns, come in first and tell everyone just more about how this case came to be. >> reporter: abigail fisher dream of going to the university of texas at austin for most of her life. after applying, she didn't get in. attending louisiana state university instead. but the rejection from ut led fisher to file a lawsuit against the school claiming she was squeezed out, unfairly denied admission because of her race. she's white. she said in a statement, "there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities i was in who were being accepted into ut, and the only other difference between us was the color of our skin." she declined an interview with cnn. edward blum recruited abigail fisher to file the lawsuit. >> the most important question is should a university judge a student by his or her skin color when it comes time for admission? and the answer is no. >> reporter: here's how the admissions process at ut works. the top 10% of each high school class statewide gets in au
debate. and engaging. >>> joe biden versus paul ryan is next. the first and only vice presidential debate, just four days away. tina jones previews the ryan/biden match-up and looks at moments from previous debates. >> reporter: who could forget that wink? governor sarah palin winken during her debate with joe biden. not just once. but half a dozen times. then, there's senator lloyd benson's dig at dan quayle in 1988. >> i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> reporter: memorable moments. but hardly game-changers. while presidential debates can affect the outcome of an election, vice presidential debates, like this week's upcoming match-up between vice president joe biden and his gop challenger, paul ryan, are a different animal. >> you need to see that each candidate has hit the standard of readiness. that they will be ready to step into the oval office and take the reins of the presidency. beyond that, in terms of the actual debate itself, unless there is a star killing or catching moment, it rarely changes the course of the debate. >>
have a fundamentally different view on a whole range of issues. >> i'm studying, i'm reading joe biden's speeches, watching joe biden tape and just studying on all the various issues. >> and thanks to romney's strong performance at last week's debate, there is even more on the line at the vp showdown. fred? >> thanks so much, paul. big week ahead. the much anticipated vice presidential debate between joe biden and paul ryan this thursday. cnn has full coverage starting 7:00 eastern time. >>> the u.s. supreme court will hear a big case this week. affirmative action is on the docket and the decision could impact public schools and colleges across the country. two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commi
, of course, you don't want to forget that the vice presidential debate is this thursday. joe biden and paul ryan squaring off. our cnn coverage begins at 7:00 eastern time. >>> all right. some news for your car out there. honda is recalling 268,000 crvs, its popular suv, model years 2002 to 2006. they say there's a faulty window stwich in the driver's side door, and if it gets wet it can start fire. no crashes or injuries have been reported but honda knows a four-switch fires. >>> space travel will be a business with a launch tonight. spacex wilt pd send the first privately contracted mission to the international space station. launch time is 8:30 p.m. eastern time. spacex successfully demonstrated it could do the job back in may when it docked a capsule with the space station. tonight's launch is the first of many under a $1.6 billion contract with nasa. >>> latino voters are vital to president obama and mitt romney in the upcoming election. we're looking at the issues that will most impact their votes. online outfit piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little
. you can watch the vice presidential debate right here on cnn this week. joe biden/paul ryan go at it on thursday. the coverage begins at 7:00 eastern time. >>> the rumble in the air-conditioned auditorium lived up to the name last neat. fox news host bill o'reilly and jon stewart faced off in a debate at george washington university. some found it more entertaining than the presidential one. >> in man has offended -- this man over here has offended every single american. are you go to stand there -- are you sitting or standing? >> i read the bible. >> we are only as good as dpaish. >> i am short, but when you tell me i'm short, i don't blame the liberal weights or measures bureau or suggest my numbers are skews and i'm really 6'1" if only the lame street media would tell people. i trust i'm 5'7". >> you don't know this, but the feds pay for that licft. all right? >> if you missed it last night watch it online at >>> people are lining up to stroet for president, but the man they hope to elect is in ven venezuela. we'll go there live. the countdown is on in flo
. >>> joe biden versus paul ryan is next. the first and only vice presidential debate just days away. we preview the match-up and look at standout moments from previous vice presidential debates. >> who can forget that wink? sarah palin winking with the nominee, joe biden. not just once, but some half a dozen times. and there is lloyd benson's dig in 1988. >> i knew jack kennedy. jack kennedy was a friend of mine. senator, you are no jack kennedy. >> memorable moments, but hardly game changers. while presidential debates can affect the outcome of an election, vice presidential debates like this upcoming match-up between biden and his gop challenger, paul ryan, are a different animal. >> can you see they have hit the standard of readiness, they will be ready to be able to step into the oval office and take the reigns of the presidency. but beyond that in terms of the actual debate itself, unless there's a star-killing or star-catching moment, it rarely changes the course of the debate. >> brazil says the first rule here is to do no harm. >> in terms of substance, don't break any new groun
i think the vice presidential debate is going to be important because joe biden basically debated sarah palin to a draw. if they haven't we'd still be talking about sarah palin's poor debate performance. she was great. this is important because the democratic party has done great through clinton and obama, their last two presidents, of talking about theryan is going to be the one to save entitlements into the future. it's going to be fascinating. republicans are not accustomed to having the 42-year-old talking about generational change in politics. >> we're out of time. we'll see everybody tomorrow morning. cnn newsroom with carol costello starts now. >> immoral, illegal and making the united states hate it around the world. a group of american activists are spreading that around in pakistan. live from islamabad. >>> a new government report shows two companies that employ thousands of americans may actually pose a security concern for the united states. >>> nascar drivers are questioning their safety after a 20 car pile-up at one of nascar's most famous tracks. why one driver call
of foreign policy experience, what he did to shore that up was to bring in joe biden as his vp candidate. what did mitt romney do? he brought in paul ryan who has even less, if you could imagine that, foreign policy experience except maybe perhaps voting against tougher sanctions on iran while he was in congress. as far as that argument's concerned, i think it's rather debunked. i want to read to you very quickly a quote from mitt romney from that video with the 47%. this is his -- this is his foreign policy in a nutshell. so what do you do -- this is about peace in the middle east. you say you move things along the best way you can. you hope for some degree of stability. but you recognize this is an unsolved problem and we kick the ball down the field and hope ultimately somehow something will happen and resolve it. that's what mitt romney said on foreign policy behind closed doors. whatever he says today in a couple of hours, you got to juxtapose that to that quote in the video when he thought no one else was listening. >> john, one of mitt romney's problems is the only specifics he's
from the president himself. >> we've also heard, dan, the vice president joe biden say, you know, bin laden is did. do they think that is something that really resonates with voters? >> they do. it's interesting that you point that out because even last night as the president was at that big fundraising event, you were talking about a concert with some 6,000 people in los angeles. he dpiked off what were his accomplishments during thinks first term, and normally he will start with, you know, health care or don't ask don't tell or some other issues that he says are his accomplishments, but he started off with foreign policy. ticking off he said he promised to end the war in iraq, and he did that, and how he would wind down the conflict in afghanistan, how that is underway right now, and then he said how he went after osama bin laden and got him. there is something that resonates. you hear that not only from the vies presses, but the president himself. >> dan, finally give us some fun stuff. who is there? who are the big stars here? >> well, this event -- you know, yesterday what you sa
's bring in joe johns who is there. joe, give us an idea, what did she have to say? >> well, she didn't say much, quite frankly, fredricka. she essentially thanked her lawyers and said that she hopes her case does well here before the supreme court. the justices on the right very aggressive of the attack -- they heard a case relating to the university of michigan's law school, and questioning whether preferences put through the trap, if you will, on university campuses. intense questioning here. actually, went over the appointed amount of time. i'm sorry. there's a lot of noise and distraction out here. one of the things i think was most interesting was a question that came from justice ruth baiter ginsberg who essentially asked whether it would be appropriate to keep one part of the program at the university of texas in place. that's a part that allows just 10% of high school classes, the top 10% to go to the university of texas. the other part of their program there also allows for race to be used as one of many factors in determining who gets in. the question i think for many of these ju
, brooke. joe amendola didn't get an opportunity to see the statement in its full entirety until both of them were in court this morning. and joe amendola said i just had a quick opportunity to look over it. jerry sandusky is standing in front of the court and saying, quote, i feel the need it talk, not for arrogance, but from my heart. i'm filled with emotion and determination. i did not do these disgusting acts. others can make me out to be a monster, but they cannot take away my heart. a lot of emotion in the courtroom this morning. brooke. >> jason, he is obviously going away for a long, long time. but, you know, as you point out, the judge could have given him 400 years. there has been some outcry over this sentence that it wasn't enough. what did the judge -- did the judge address that? >> reporter: he did. and he said that the law made it very clear he could have sentenced him to hundreds of years, but he said that he felt as though a sentenceike that would have been abstract, and he wanted something to issue a sentence that was more realistic. and something that would be felt
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those on his team, colonel joe kittenger who holds the 52-year-old record baumgartner is trying to break. he helped develop the astronaut program. >> beautiful. beautiful. >> reporter: he is no stranger to death-defying stunts. he has base jumped from the world's tallest buildings, set a record from the lowest such jump off rio's christ the redeemer statue and completed the first crossing of the english channel with a specifically made fiber wing. free falling from the edge of space is a whole new ball game. >> i guess people imagine someone diving off a diving board. you have to keep that position, don't you? because it would be very easy to spin out of control. >> the first 30 seconds you cannot use the air and that requires really stable exit. that's the reason we practice a lot of bungee jumps. >> perfect. >> just to get the right motion in to my mind. >> are you not scared in any way? >> well, i am scared because you go up to 120,000 feet which is a hostile environment. no matter how much you prepare yourself, you never know how it turns out until you do it for real. >>> just 24 day
.m. eastern. it's great stuff. joe johns did a terrific job, so i encourage you to take a look. a huge controversial issue. thank you so much for watching this program. it's nice to have you with us. newsroom international continues right now with victor blackwell. >> welcome to news room international. we're taking you around the world in 60 minutes. let's get right to the developing situation in greece. a visit by the german chancellor brings tens of thousands of protesters in to the street, laying the blame for the current suffering at germany's feet. kr angela merkel told greeks it is tough medicine, but it's necessary. >> translator: if one country in the eurozone is not in good shape, we are all not in good shape. we have a joint interest to be in good shape. i'm firmly convinced a path which is a tough path will lead to success. >> richard quest is watching this from london. richard, is the bailout in any jeopardy with this discussion from angela merkel? >> merkel is there because she hasn't been to greece for the last few years, certainly not since the crisis began. and the of
event focus on the running mates. vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan face off in thursday in their only debate. the show down will be held in danville, kentucky. and both will spend the days leading up to the debate preparing. president obama out on the campaign trail is showing energy he didn't show at the first presidential debate in denver. >> my opponent is doing a little tap dance. at the debate the other night trying to wiggle out of stuff he's been saying for a year. doing like, it was like a "dancing with the stars". or maybe it was "extreme makeover." debate edition. >> reporter: expect to see a more aggressive debater when they face off again. for romney the debate offered a chance to question the president's priorities. >> thought it was a good chance for us to ask each other questions. i asked the president some of the questions i know people across america have wanted to ask him. i asked him, for instance, why with 23 million americans that were looking for work and want ad president that would focus on getting the economy going he in stead spent h
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